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Boscobel House and Gardens

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Great Tour of an Interesting Place

Boscobel has an incredible story behind its restoration. We were part of a group tour and there... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
RMB634
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State College, Pennsylvania
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Staff makes the visit worth while

Eleven of us decided to venture along the Hudson to visit this historic site. The house and its... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
Karl M
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Milford, Pennsylvania
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Boscobel House and Gardens is an esteemed Historic House Museum containing one of the finest collections of decorative arts, including furniture, from the Federal period. Boscobel offers tours of the Neoclassical mansion and access to 68 acres of...more
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1601 Route 9d, Garrison, NY 10524-4406
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Boscobel has an incredible story behind its restoration. We were part of a group tour and there were plenty of docents to divide us in to small groups. The are very organized. The house was decorated in authentic style for the holidays. The grounds are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Eleven of us decided to venture along the Hudson to visit this historic site. The house and its furniture are in excellent condition. The staff who pass you from room to room are informative and delightful. We all agreed that their enthusiasm and friendliness made...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

We just attempted to visit Boscobel and were turned away because we arrived 4 minutes prior to scheduled tour. The house and grounds look lovely in pictures online. We were passing through and drove out of our way to see the mansion—very disappointed that they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

A couple days after Thanksgiving, we decided to visit some historic homes and Boscobel was first on our list. Sixty miles north of New York City along Route 9D, this early 1800s Neoclassic home sits majestically on a rise overlooking Constitution Island and marsh on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Spent the day here from 11am to 3pm For the MR of the wars. For $30 for a family of 4, it was well worth it. The garden looks fabulous - well -kept! The house is open for tours There were old ladies who showed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I'd visited Boscobel Gardens once earlier in the fall. The fall colours viewed across the Hudson were stunning as was the walk through the woods of Boscobel. This time I went to see The Taming of the Shrew performed in a tent with the setting...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank meenabharati
Reviewed August 21, 2018

I opted for the visiting the grounds and then the House tour. An older gentleman named Patrick showed the group of us around with all the detail and knowledge he could muster. His eagerness and excitement when talking about some of the pieces was infectious....More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank DarrenTheDude
Reviewed August 18, 2018

I drove over an hour to visit the Boscobel House after calling to confirm the time of their last tour for the day. We arrive prior to that time and were told there were no more tours for the afternoon. So, we paid the fee...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Unlike most old homes of the rich that now are open to tour, Boscobel is a home that was built on a different site 15 miles away, fell into such disrepair that it nearly was razed, and was rescued and reconstructed piece by piece and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joe H
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Great day! Beautiful, Rene tour Gide so full of information! Will definitely return!! House amazing, grounds so beautiful!

Date of experience: August 2018
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July 3, 2017|
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Response from AugustoV01 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend the tour inside the house it is very informative. The tour takes about 60 minutes depending on the size of the tour group. The tour inside the house also gives you access to the grounds which I would... More
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William H
January 5, 2017|
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From IRS Pub. 526 "If you receive a benefit as a result of making a contribution to a qualified organization, you can deduct only the amount of your contribution that is more than the value of the benefit you re­ceive." So... More
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